Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from the power source while updating the BIOS as this could harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you may briefly see a black screen.

Before updating, please read the installation instructions and important information noted below.

Dell XPS 15 9550 System BIOS

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This package contains the Dell system BIOS update for Dell XPS 9550. BIOS is a firmware that is embedded on a small memory chip on the computer's system board. It controls the keyboard, monitor, disk drives and other devices. This update addresses the Intel security advisory INTEL-SA-00185.
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File Format: Flash BIOS executable
File Name: XPS_9550_1.10.0.exe
File Size: 9.73 MB
Format Description
This file format consists of a BIOS-executable file. To use it, download the file and copy it to a DOS-bootable USB flash drive, then boot the system to the USB flash drive and run the program.
To ensure the integrity of your download, please verify the checksum value.

Fixes & Enhancements

- Firmware updates to address security advisory INTEL-SA-00185 (CVE-2018-12188 CVE-2018-12190 CVE-2018-12191 CVE-2018-12192 CVE-2018-12199 CVE-2018-12198 CVE-2018-12200 CVE-2018-12187 CVE-2018-12196 CVE-2018-12185).
- Fixed an issue with Secure Boot Option ROM Signature Verification
- Fixed the issue where the BIOS option SupportAssist OS Recovery stays in the Enabled state after the system fails to boot.

- None.
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1.10.0, 1.10.0

Release date

21 Mar. 2019

Download Type

System BIOS




Dell Technologies highly recommends applying this important update as soon as possible. The update contains critical bug fixes and changes to improve functionality, reliability, and stability of your Dell system. It may also include security fixes and other feature enhancements.

Additional details

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1.14.006 Oct. 2020
1.13.106 Jan. 2020
1.12.018 Nov. 2019
1.11.228 Aug. 2019
1.9.023 Aug. 2019
1.8.005 Oct. 2018
1.7.004 May 2018
1.6.106 Feb. 2018
1.5.114 Nov. 2017
1.4.015 Sep. 2017
XPS 15 9550 System BIOS
Note 1: Before updating the BIOS, ensure that you suspend BitLocker encryption on a BitLocker-enabled system. If BitLocker is not enabled on your system, you can ignore this step.
Note 2: Do not turn off the power or interrupt the BIOS update process during the update.

Run the BIOS update utility from Windows environment.

Download and Installation
1. Click Download File.
2. Click Save to save the file to your hard drive
3. Browse to the location where you downloaded the file and double-click the new file.
The system restarts automatically and updates the BIOS at the system startup screen. After the BIOS update is complete, system restarts again.

Run the BIOS update utility from DOS environment (Non-Windows users)

Note: You must provide a bootable USB drive. This executable file does not create the DOS system files.
1. Copy the downloaded file to a bootable USB drive.
2. Power on the system and then Press the F12 key.
3. Select USB Storage Device and boot to the DOS prompt.
4. Run the file by typing following command. For example:
C:\ XPS_9550_X.Y.Z.exe
Where C is the drive letter of the USB device where the executable file is located and XPS_9550_X.Y.Z.exe is the name of the downloaded file.
The system restarts automatically and updates the BIOS at the system startup screen. After the BIOS update is complete, system restarts again.

Need help with BIOS issues?

Find a solution in Dell's BIOS troubleshooting and usage guide.

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